All four passengers killed in an aircraft crash near one of Peru’s leading tourist attractions have been confirmed as British.
The four have been named by the Foreign Office as Andrew Brown, 30, and Gayle Callow, Warren Denham and Alastair Rowe, all aged 34.
Their Air Nazca Cessna came down close to the ancient Nazca Lines ground markings, about 240 miles (385km) south-east of Lima, on Saturday.
The plane’s Peruvian pilots also died.
A FCO spokesman earlier said the British ambassador to Peru, James Dauris, and another member of consular staff had arrived at the scene of the crash after travelling from the capital, Lima.
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She added: “The next of kin have been informed. We are providing consular assistance.”
The lines are designated as a World Heritage Site.
The plane is thought to have suffered engine trouble after taking off from the local Maria Reiche airport.